In pictures: Beirut blast :: Car-bomb explosion in Lebanon's capital
Skeleton of French man found in bed after 15 years :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/qp73q1nKU_o/us-france-skeleton-idUSBRE89I0YS20121019
Portuguese flee crisis to old colony :: The eurozone crisis has forced many Portuguese to migrate to the former colony of Mozambique in search of jobs and economic prosperity.
A 'sound' idea to reduce poverty :: It's a new idea which could resonate with communities across the developing world -- a biomass stove which also generates electricity using sound waves.
The formula for Scottishness :: Scotland is due to vote on independence, but 800,000 Scots living elsewhere in the UK will be excluded. So what is Scottishness all about?
Inside 'Argo' with the real hostages :: Showbiz Tonight interviews the real-life hostages from the story that inspired the film "Argo."
Rarest dog genetically vulnerable :: Populations of the world's rarest dog, the Ethiopian wolf, are genetically fragmenting, scientists have found.
The best invention since duct tape? :: It´s the ultimate repair tool. A silicone material that can be shaped like playdough, can bond to almost any surface and after a few hours of exposure to air becomes a super tough, durable rubber.
Who, what, why: What's it like to be imprisoned in the Vatican? :: Paolo Gabriele, Pope Benedict's former butler, begins an 18-month prison sentence today inside the Vatican walls, after being found guilty of stealing sensitive documents from the Pope's desk. What's it like being a prisoner there?
Day in pictures: 26 October 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 26 October
Teacher training tests toughened :: Entry tests for teacher trainees in England are being made more rigorous to raise the quality of teachers in the classroom, the government says.
Searching for Caesar's last stand :: Ben Wedeman looks at the controversy in Rome about where Julius Caesar was standing when he was stabbed.
Ai Weiwei goes 'Gangnam Style' :: Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei's video has been removed from the Internet in China. CNN's Fionnuala Sweeney reports.
Apple puts Samsung notice on site :: Apple has published a statement which admits that Samsung has not infringed its designs, after losing an intellectual property court case in the UK.
Saving the 'unknown Malalas' :: In war zones around the world, students, teachers and schools are regularly coming under attack. These are the world's unrecognized Malalas, and action is needed at the top levels, a Human Rights Watch researcher writes.
How to shoot Halloween pics :: Taking photographs means drawing with light, even at times like Halloween when it's all about the dark. Spooky shadows and glowing pumpkins can be a challenge, but most smartphones and compact cameras will let you capture Halloween night a treat, if you develop a few simple tricks.
Boxer enters political ring :: Boxing champion Vitali Klitschko hopes he and his party become major factors in Ukrainian politics. Phil Black reports.
Deep water coral at Barrier Reef :: A recent survey of the Coral Sea and Great Barrier Reef has found coral flourishing in deep waters, a stark contrast to the shallower reefs that have seen a drastic decline over the last few decades.
Assange: Life like 'space station' :: WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange tells CNN that life inside the Equadorian embassy is like living in a space station.
GCSE legal challenge launched :: A group of head teachers and councils has launched legal action against the exam regulator Ofqual and two exam boards over June's English GCSE exam.
Malala's family joy :: There were tears of joy when shot activist Malala Yousufzai's family was reunited for the first time since she was flown to the UK for treatment.
Messages for Malala :: Hundreds of social media messages from around the world were received by CNN for Malala Yousufzai, the Pakistani teen activist attacked last week by the Taliban in retaliation to her outspoken efforts to educate girls.
Is U.S. still 'leader of the free world'? :: The president of the United States was once referred to as the leader of the free world, says Frida Ghitis. But does America still matter that much to other countries?
5 things to know about Eid al-Adha :: Five things to know about Eid al-Adha:
Where F1 dreams begin :: It is the ultimate breeding ground for any Formula One star of the future, and a medium endorsed by one of the sport's greatest drivers, Ayrton Senna.
Does Kenya still love Obama? :: Memories of his father may be fading in Kenya -- but from the clubs to the teeming barrios for which Nairobi is notorious, Barack Obama remains a much-loved figure.
'Powell should be a Democrat' :: Reihan Salam says the eclipse of moderate Republicans isn't a negative but a step toward letting voters make clear choices
Week in pictures: 20-26 October 2012 :: News photos from around the world
Cool Obama vs. square Romney :: "Beware the fury of the patient man." -- John Dryden
Third party could harm candidates :: Gary Johnson and Virgil Goode have no chance of winning the November 6 presidential election, but the two "third-party" candidates could have an impact on who does.